Jul 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
threat. >>> she has dined with the the queen. a member of rupert murdoch's circle is out on bail after being arrested earlier today. elizabeth palmer shows us it is not only today's bombshell in this widening case. rebecca brooks willingly made an appointment to go to the police station today to answer questions. when she arrived she was arrested. >> it will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry. >> reporter: brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> this morning i informed the palace and secretary and mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned. not because is he personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neil wallace was hired as a p.r. consultant to the police. he has since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s. les hinton publisher of the wall street journal resigned on friday.
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
promised to veto that bill. >>> well before we get to the grilling of rupert murdoch and his son, the moment that you've heard about all day. wendy murdoch in the pink jacket did not miss a beat when a british comedian attempted to hit her 80-year-old husband with a shaving cream filled pie plate. that as the mogul faced questions from a parliamentary panel. elizabeth palmer shows there are some things that he did not seem to know. >> the men who runs the world's most powerful media empire had the media running after him. the murdoch's waited 27 seconds to say sorry. >> this is the most humble day of my life. i would like to say as well as how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out the criminality was indemic? >> it's a wide ranging word and also had to be extremely careful not to prejudice. of course justice taking place now. >> a criminal inquiry underway let murdoch duck that question. but later when he couldn't or wouldn't answer more pointed que
Jul 20, 2011 10:00pm PDT
chief andy collison. collison was the editor at rupert murdoch's "news of the world" when journalists hacked into the voice mails of murder victims and politicians. >> with 20/20 hindsight and all that has followed i would not have offered him the job and i suspect he wouldn't have taken it. >> it is no about hindsight, mr. speaker, it is about all the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> cameron met with news corp. executives more than two dozen times since taking office. he denies his staff tried to stop an investigation into hacking in the tabloid. in all the prime minister received more than 100 questions and he promised to "clear up the mess." >>> well, it turns out that hacking into voice mail in the u.s. is pretty easy depending on your phone carrier. bill whitaker shows us how it is done. >> reporter: the tabloids including british royals and commoners and screen stars like hue grant. >> i think this is the watershed moment. >> reporter: but don't think hacking is just of the celebrated and sensational on the other side of the atlantic. your moan and m
Jul 29, 2011 10:00pm PDT
. >>> the comedian who threw a foam pie at rupert murdoch didn't lose his sense of humor after pleading guilty to assault. >> just like to say that this has been the most humble day of my life. >> that was jonathan may believes borrowing a phrase now used by murdoch when he spoke to -- he made headlines after he hurled a pie filled with shaving cream during a meeting with parliament. >>> this weekend, the bay area will experience another loss of a dying breed. roller skating rinks. after more than three decades, the owners of a rink are hanging up their skates. the closure has little to do with lack of money. >> you know, my wife reminded me last time that we were here was 20 years ago. i still got it. so we talked to the owners and after a really long rush, they wanted to leave while they are still on top. the only thing harder than succeeding in the roller rink business is leaving it. >> can you say chris with 100% certainty that this is something you're not going to regret? >> no. >> chris and tray have practically worked seven days a week, 10 to 12 hours a day for much of the last fe